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Video: Long Island Pharmacy Turns Itself Into Fortress

By McCarton Ackerman

Pharmacists resort to guns, cameras and bullet-proof glass to ward off a rash of painkiller robberies. MORE  

Managing Chronic Pain in Sobriety

By Amy Dresner

As a sober addict prescribed Oxycodone, comedian Amy Dresner was careful to follow doctor's orders. Then her disease kicked in. MORE  

New Law May Crush Online Pharmacies

By Luke Walker

Backers claim the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act will protect communities from prescription drug abuse. Do you agree? MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Drunk Santas Attack America, DUI proves deadlier than 'distracted driving' and Arizona's Heroin Industry Booms. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Rick Perry Insists He Was Sober During Strange Speech, Studies show that Fatty Foods Can be as Addictive as Cocaine, and Kiss Guitarist calls Gene Simmons a Sex Addict. MORE  

National Takeback of Prescription Meds This Saturday

By Jennifer Matesa

A huge DEA effort to get people to ditch unused prescription meds takes place this weekend—but what happens to all the unwanted pills? MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Doctor "Sold Oxy, Vicodin and Xanax" from Starbucks Cafes, Solved: Why Pot Causes Memory Loss, and Vodka-Drinker "Accidentally" Shot Her Married Lover. MORE  

Medicare Charged with Paying for Pill Habits and Fake Patients

By Jennifer Matesa

Doctor-shopping, professional fake patients and elderly entrepreneurs may be aided and abetted by the social insurance program. MORE  

San Diego Chargers Stand by Pill-Popping Physician

By Jed Bickman

DUIs, malpractice suits and a rep as an NFL pill-dispenser have finally caught up with David Chao. So why are the Chargers so determined to keep him? MORE  

Grey's Anatomy Star Eric Dane in Rehab for Prescription Pills

By Donel DeFreese

Still recovering from a bruising sex tape with Rebecca Gayheart, TV's "McSteamy" announces that he's addicted to painkillers he was taking for a sports injury. MORE  

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Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels

According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.

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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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